At the tender age of 48, at one stage during Day 1 of Dungeons 2023 two weeks ago today when the Cape Town big wave spot finally broke, Dougal Paterson found himself the youngest surfer in the water.
Today at Skeleton Bay in Namibia an 18 second bomb swell brought a three-day peak in ridiculous waves. For more than two minutes, this wave broke, and three people rode it. Steve Benjamin reports
Sixteen handpicked South African bodyboarders soared to new heights during the Tand Invitational held recently at a remote ocean slab on the West Coast near the sleepy seaside village of Paternoster.
This weekend will mark the sixth anniversary of the La Muse Classic, the two-day festival where women surfers gather at Muiuzenberg Corner to celebrate the spirit of the ocean goddesses.
This dark and cold winter is about to up the ante as a giant people-eating purple-seething pressure punch raunches across the coast today, backed up by another beast tomorrow, writes Spike
A big storm and fierce buster is heading for East Pier later today after cooking 6ft+ surf on Day 1 yesterday of the Rip Curl GromSearch Port Alfred presented by The Royal St Andrews Hotel.
This is the unfiltered history of surfing in South Africa as told by the last of the great South African surfing hippies Bruce Gold to Steve Shooter in this edition of his podcast Shredding the Gnar.